“This handy book makes gardening for edible easier than ever.”—Joel M. Lerner, Washington Post (Joel M. Lerner The Washington Post
“Smith’s Book is highly recommended for all libraries.”
“Garden writer Edward Smith, an avid vegetable gardener, shares his expert knowledge on the subject in this excellent manual for both novice and experienced gardeners.”
-The National Gardener
“...in this pretty, thorough book, Smith addresses seed and plant selection, pest control, herbs and container combinations, and the mouth-watering photos are inspiring.”
-The Seattle Times
“The how-tos are well described, and the writing is both solid and inviting, This, plus beautiful photography and handsome design, trademarks of Storey Publishing, carry the reader happily from one section to another. From container garden design to care to harvest, this book covers the subject well.
-St. Louis Post-Dispatch
“The directions are easy to follow, making the projects seem extremely doable.”
“Smith divulges his methods for getting the most out of a containerized vegetable garden, including his ‘secret’ potting soil mix, design ideas, and harvesting tips, all accompanied by color photographs of his garden.” -American Gardener
About the Author
Edward C. Smith is the best-selling author of The Vegetable Gardener's Bible and The Vegetable Gardener's Container Bible. For more than 30 years he and his wife, Sylvia, have lived off the grid in Vermont, in a house they built on land they cleared by hand. Together, the grow more than 100 varieties of vegetables, fruits, and herbs in their 2,000 square feet of gardens and containers.